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2022-09-01T07:00:00.0000000Z

2022-09-01T07:00:00.0000000Z

FXExpress Publications

https://globaltraveler.pressreader.com/article/282209424648266

DESTINATION ONE | MONTRÉAL

Gia Vin & Grill Located in the Saint-henri neighborhood, a 13-minute drive from downtown, this new casual and friendly restaurant offers arrosticini (charcoal-grilled meat skewers), seafood and vegetable dishes, and pastas like pici all’anatra, a duckladen Tuscan specialty. 1025 Rue Lenoir $$$ Monarque This atmospheric brasserie ranked No. 17 on Canada’s Best 100 Restaurants list, and its great cuisine matches its savvy interior design. Fish and shellfish specialties include a bouillabaisse studded with mussels, monkfish, cod, prawn and squid. Also excellent: dry-aged beef, snails, sweetbreads, duck and squab, and a large wine list. 406 Rue Saint-jacques $$$–$$$$$ Terrasse Carla Perched on the sixth-floor terrace of Hampton Inn by Hilton, it features views of Old Montréal and décor that channels 1950s Saigon. The menu mixes French and Vietnamese flavors; try the gingery salmon tartare or mussels in white wine and coconut cream sauce. Open 3–11 p.m. 985 Blvd. Saint-laurent $$–$$$$

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